Article "HONDURAN POLICE ACCUSED AS DEATH SQUADS" by Alberto Arce, Associated Press, May 13, 2013
At 9:30pm, Saturday May 11, three heavily armed men assassinated Jose Omar Perez Menjivar, the 37 year-old president of the Los Laureles community business, in the Concepcion settlement, that belongs to the Unified Campesino Movement of Aguan (MUCA), as he was returning from his mother-in-law's house, in the company of his wife, in the Laureles neighborhood of Tocoa, Colon .
- Article: WILL OBAMA'S LEGACY BE A DEATH SQUAD GOVERNMENT IN HONDURAS?
- Interview: WE’RE WITNESSING A REACTIVATION OF THE DEATH SQUADS OF THE ‘80s
- DELEGATION TO GUATEMALA , July 6-14, 2013
- DELEGATION TO HONDURAS , July 13-21, 2013
The June 2009 military coup that ousted the democratically elected government of Honduras brought to power the military-backed regime of President Pepe Lobo that favours the interests of the powerful economic sectors of Honduras ... and the interests of global companies and investors, while using repression against the Honduran people's pro-democracy movement and against members of the newly formed LIBRE political party.
- open letter to women of Siria Valley , by Mining Watch and Development and Peace
- article by Mary Durran, Development and Peace
- links to 3 “cover-up” articles about how Goldcorp and Honduran authorities covered up reports about health harms caused by Goldcorp’s mine
COVER-UP OF EVIDENCE OF ACID WATERS IN THE SIRIA VALLEY
Report: “GOLDCORP (ENTRE MARES) THE GOVERNMENT OF HONDURAS HIDE INFORMATION ABOUT POISONING OF CHILDREN AND ADULTS”
Siria Valley inhabitants, whose wellbeing was affected by their jobs at the EntreMares mining company [subsidiary of Goldcorp Inc] will protest next Wednesday at the Supreme Court, to demand compensation from the State for damages caused to their health.
Assistant Secretary of State William Brownfield succumbed to a fit of honesty earlier this month: "When the drug war turns bloody, he said, the strategy is working," journalist Martha Mendoza reported. By Brownfield's standards, the strategy has been an enormous success.
Listen to today's 27-minute CBC radio debate (on "The Current" programme) concerning Canadian support for the establishment of privatized "charter cities" in northern Honduras, along the Caribbean coast. The debate includes Grahame Russell and Karen Spring of Rights Action.